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Festivals

Radio Dreams

'Radio Dreams' wins Rotterdam's Tiger Award

5-Feb-2016

Other winners included Bodkin Ras, Land Of Mine and Embrace Of The Serpent.

Waleed Ahmed

Goteborg Lab pitches showcase global ambitions

5-Feb-2016

Buzzy pitches from rising Nordic talents include Iranian serial killer story and documentary about con man Waleed Ahmed [pictured], once described as the Mark Zuckerberg of Norway.

Johanna Koljonen

‘Measureable change’ on diversity within five years, Goteborg report

5-Feb-2016

Goteborg Film Festival’s Nostradamus Project report predicts that audiences will rebel against content that doesn’t reflect diversity.

Gillian Anderson Hugh Bonneville

Pathe reveals AFM sales of 'Viceroy’s House'

Period drama stars Downton Abbey’s Hugh Bonneville and The X Files’ Gillian Anderson as Lord and Lady Mountbatten.

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la soledad

Four Biennale College titles progress to production

The four micro-budget projects will be presented at the 73rd Venice International Film Festival in 2016.

From Afair Desde alla

Venice: 'From Afar' wins Golden Lion; 'The Clan' wins Silver Lion

Anomalisa wins Grand Jury Prize; Robert Pattinson-starrer The Childhood Of A Leader wins best debut.

blood of my blood

Venice: ‘Blood Of My Blood’ wins FIPRESCI Award

Tom Hooper’s The Danish Girl wins Queer Lion

Early Winter

'Early Winter' wins Venice Days top prize

Venice Days winners also include As I Open My Eyes, Lolo and Arianna.

Mohsen Makhmalbaf

Venice: Makhmalbaf dedicates award to Oleg Sentsov

Iranian filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf has dedicated the Robert Bresson Award to imprisoned Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov.

Tharlo

Asian Shadows picks up Pema Tseden's 'Tharlo'

Hong Kong-based sales company Asian Shadows has picked up world rights (outside Greater China) to Tibetan director Pema Tseden’s Tharlo, which will receive its world premiere in Venice’s Orizzonti section.

venice vfm market

Venice Film Market: Chinese presence declines

Venice Film Market director Pascal Diot has confirmed that Chinese involvement in the event has decreased markedly since last year.

Baby Bump

Venice's Barbera heralds success of Biennale College initiative

Venice Festival artistic director Alberto Barbera has hailed the success of the Festival’s groundbreaking Biennale College - Cinema programme in nurturing new work from young filmmakers around the world.

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Spear

LevelK to launch Hong Kong office

Scandinavian sales outfit LevelK is expanding eastward.

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